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Happy New Year wishes to everyone from Ronan Senior Center

RONAN — Happy New Year everyone. Yeah, no more Christmas music wherever I go. It’s not that I don’t like the carols, but enough is enough. We will be closed on Jan. 1 for the holiday, but will be open again on Friday. Our monthly board meeting will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 6. If you are on the board, or an alternate, please attend this meeting as there is a lot of business to go over. Our Thursday evening meal is at 5 p.m. on Jan. 9. We will be serving pork roast. The cost of this meal is only $5 per person and all are invited to attend. The foot clinic is here at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan.15, and cards will be here at 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 20. Our birthd...


Council on Aging raffle winners announced

News from the Lake County Council on Aging RONAN — There were several winners of the Lake County Council on Aging raffle. Marie Cowen of Ronan won a 47-inch flat screen television. Auggie Peterson won a beautiful homemade quilt. Lila Krantz went home with a life-sized ceramic Canada Goose. An Intars...


Amish sing at St. Ignatius center

ST. IGNATIUS — About 25 young members of the local Amish community sang during the St. Ignatius Senior Citizens Center Christmas dinner on Dec. 18. Many diners chimed in.  The center’s annual meeting will be held in the center on Tuesday, Jan. 14, during the lunch hour. Reports will be gi...


Tis the season for thanking, caring

DIXON — Our seniors enjoyed the annual Christmas gift exchange after a delicious pork chop luncheon. When we exchange gifts, each person can choose a pre-labeled gift (for man, woman, either) or take one, which someone else has picked. The most traveled gift was a pack of ten lottery tickets.   ...


Polson center wishes all a Merry Christmas

POLSON — There will be a new schedule for the veterans’ representative that comes here once a month. Carolyn will be available on the second Wednesday of each month starting in January. Her hours will be from 1-3 p.m. If you have any questions, just give us a call at (406) 883-4735. The toenai...


Slow down, prepare for tax-time

RONAN — This has been a very busy couple of weeks and now that Christmas is here, hopefully things will slow down a little. (Except, now it’s tax time). As we go into the New Year lets hope that things slow down a bit and that next year doesn’t go by so quickly. The card players met here...


St. Ignatius center plans annual meeting

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Senior Citizens’ Center’s annual meeting will be held in the center on Tuesday, Jan. 14, during the lunch hour. Reports will be given and board members elected during that meeting. The center will be closed Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1 for the holidays. The cen...


Final week to complete Christmas shopping

RONAN — With only a week left, I hope you have all of your Christmas shopping done. We will be closed on Christmas Day and we wish you all a Merry Christmas and hope you enjoy the holidays. Last Thursday was our evening meal and we had 62 people in attendance. We held drawings for the holiday basket...


Big thanks owed many Thanksgiving volunteers

POLSON — The Community Thanksgiving Dinner was a great success again this year. We had an abundance of volunteers and everything went very smoothly. We would like to thank all of you who contributed to this wonderful event whether it was money, food or your time; we couldn’t have done it without ...


Tough Montanans know how to withstand cold

RONAN — We had 64 people show up for our birthday dinner last Friday, which shows that Montanans are tough enough to withstand the cold. From listening to the news, I think that we are living in the “banana belt.” Our monthly evening meal is this Thursday, Dec.12, and we will serve chick...


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